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Watch Vasyl Lomachenko knock out Roman Martinez

Vasyl Lomachenko may have delivered his overall best performance to date with a stunningly violent KO of Roman Martinez.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Vasyl Lomachenko won his second world title in just his seventh pro fight on Saturday night's HBO Boxing After Dark show, flattening Roman "Rocky" Martinez with a left hand and a tremendous right hook follow-up in the fifth round, scoring another Knockout of the Year contender in a 2016 that has kinda been filled with these moments.

Lomachenko (6-1, 4 KO) has not been known as a power puncher as a pro, but he simply lit up Martinz (29-3-3, 17 KO) with this shot, absolutely turning his lights out. It was really a sensational finish.

Here's the video:

The second-best part, behind the KO itself, might be Roy Jones Jr on commentary.

Lampley: "Well that was pretty explosive."
Jones: "Over."
Lampley: "What a right hook."
Jones: "Over."
Lampley: "What a sensational right hook!"
Jones: "Over."
Lampley: "And it doesn't look like Rocky Martinez is gonna get up from that."
Jones: "Over."

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